Ludus Athletics Reaches Out to Afghan Refugees

Ludus Atheltics is a new sports clothing line founded and run by Hamed Wardak. The brand works to provide high quality, state-of-the-art sports apparel that is both eco-friendly and socially conscious.

The company explained that the word ‘Ludus’ was used often in ancient Roman culture. In Latin, Ludus means ‘play’, ‘game’, ‘sport’ and ‘training’. Ludus also refers to a gladiator training school. The ‘Ludus Magnus’ means the Great Gladitorial Training School in Rome.

The brand was launched in an event in L.A. last month. Hosts and guests included Pam Omidyar, author Khaled Hosseini, Mozhdah Jamalzadah and many others. Actress Angelina Jolie relayed a video message at the event as well.

“There are few disasters that rival the devastation caused by the flooding last year in Pakistan. For decades, UNHCR’s role in Pakistan has been to assist Afghan refugees, but faced with an emergency of this magnitude, it was clear we had to join the relief effort,” said Vincent Cochetel,  the UNHCR Representative for the United States and the Caribbean at the event.


Stephen Rodriguez Speaks at George Washington University

Stephen Rodriguez, on behalf of Hamed Wardak, recently addressed students at George Washington University.  On July 23rd 2010, Director of Marketing, Stephen Rodriguez, addressed more than 120 Latin American political and military leaders.

As part of his speech, he explains how advanced agent-based modeling can help to elucidate solutions to problems that most thought were not able to be solved.

His address culminated with a commitment to establish a reciprocal relationship between Hamed Wardak and the George Washington School of Political Management (GSPM).